Encore Michigan

FLINT, Mich.–The Flint Youth Theatre (FYT) is proud to announce Michael Lluberes as the new Producing Artistic Director. Lluberes is the recipient of the ASCAP... Continue Reading
Producers seek directors, playwrights, and actors for August 2017 festival DETROIT—The producers of BoxFest Detroit have announced performance dates for BoxFest Detroit 2017, an annual... Continue Reading

The Wharton will present the 21st annual Young Playwrights Festival May 13

News May 09, 2017
EAST LANSING—On Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in Wharton Center’s Pasant Theatre, six of mid-Michigan’s top high school playwrights will be recognized as... Continue Reading

Save The Date for the 2017 Wilde Awards

News May 06, 2017
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –EncoreMichigan announced that the 2017 Wilde Awards, which recognize the best artists, performances and productions as voted on by the Encore critics,... Continue Reading

Roustabout Theatre Troupe seeks new scripts for Crooked Tree Festival

Industry May 06, 2017
MILAN—Roustabout Theatre Troupe, a professional mobile theater company, is seeking five scripts for their upcoming Crooked Tree Play Festival, a two-day theatrical event in Milan.... Continue Reading

Dio cancels ‘Tuck Everlasting,’ subs in ‘Forever Plaid’

News May 05, 2017
PINCKNEY, Mich.– The Dio Dinner & Entertainment today announced that it would have to cancel its Michigan premiere of Tuck Everlasting, and replace it with... Continue Reading

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center creates opportunity for arts writers of color

News April 22, 2017
WATERFORD, CT—The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Critics Institute, the nation’s only program designed for arts writers and critics to strengthen their skills, has joined... Continue Reading

MOT’s David DiChiera announces he has cancer.

News April 18, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.– Dr. David DiChiera, founder and artistic director of Michigan Opera Theatre and the man responsible for saving and restoring the Detroit Opera House,... Continue Reading

Michigan Humanities Council stresses need to fight against GOP funding attack

News April 11, 2017
The following is a message from the Michigan Humanities Counsel to citizens in favor of government funding of arts and humanities. LANSING—With one decision, 50... Continue Reading

‘MoTown: The Musical’ cast performing benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS 4/24

News April 11, 2017
FERNDALE, MICH. – Cast members of the national touring production of Motown the Musical (coming to Detroit April 18 – 30 at the Fisher Theatre)... Continue Reading